Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Vince Velasquez
The New York Mets head to Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Zack Wheeler for the Mets and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have New York at -105 and Philadelphia at -105. The Mets have a 3-3-1 over/under mark and a 3-4-0 run line record. The Phillies are 5-2-0 against the run line and have a 3-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 3-3-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 3-4-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 5-2-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
04/03/17 P Jeurys Familia Suspension 15-game suspension (eligible to return 04/20 vs Philadelphia)
04/01/17 P Seth Lugo Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 LF Brandon Nimmo Hamstring 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 CF Juan Lagares Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
03/30/17 P Steven Matz Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/10/17 P Jeremy Hellickson Forearm "?" for next scheduled start
04/02/17 P Zach Eflin Knee 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 4-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 11.25 and a WHIP of 1.75. He has 4 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the bullpen and they've struck out 27 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.27. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 60 base hits and 24 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 23 batters and struck out 67. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.01.
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As a team New York is hitting .192, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .332 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .270, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.3 hits per game. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 8 hits this season in 28 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .321 and an OPS+ of 77. Curtis Granderson is hitting .208 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .200. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 24 at bats. His OPS+ is 20 while his slugging percentage is at .250. The Mets have 44 hits, including 8 doubles and 8 home runs. New York has walked 24 times so far this season and they have struck out 57 times as a unit. They have left 42 men on base and have a team OPS of .601. They score 3.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 25 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 3-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.00, Vince Velasquez has a 0-1 record and a 2.00 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 5 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.24 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 25 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 58 base knocks and 29 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 22 hitters and struck out 61 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 6th in the league. The Phillies hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .346 with an OBP of .452. He has 9 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 26 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .423 with an OPS+ of 133. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 8 hits in 30 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Phillies as a unit have 61 base hits, including 13 doubles and 9 homers. Philadelphia has walked 30 times this year and they have struck out on 66 occasions. They have had 44 men left on base and have an OPS of .807. They have scored 5.43 runs per game and totaled 38 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -105
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